Category Archives: Community

Nicole’s Rainy Day Letter (Hope in an Envelope 5)

Nicole is here! (on twitter she is   with her very own Rainy Day Letter. I love that she really goes into details about what she likes about herself. Good stuff to have in writing for when you are under (Are you new here? The original post that started the Hope in an Envelope collection is…

Asking for your help

Asking for help is hard. So hard. Because: Admitting that we need help = that we can’t handle something all by ourselves = we are not the uber-capable being that we wish ourselves to be, that we want others to think of us as. Well, it hurts. We want to be good enough to go at…

The Good Mom Anthem

Today I’m visiting Cristi at Motherhood Unadorned. I love the sound of that. The pain in my neck and shoulders requires me to express my ideas with a minimum amount of typing, so the post is short and sweet. It’s called Go sing it. Help us make music for it? Crisit is lovely and amazing,…

Susan’s Rainy Day Letter (Hope in an Envelope 4)

Yay! Susan is here! (I love her twitter name:  ) with her very own Rainy Day Letter. What a sweet, wise letter. I particularly care for the list of good moments which can act as evidence and proof that you are undeniably a good mother. Having such a list is really good for those times when the…

For the Love of Robin

Do you know Robin? She tweets as @FarewellStrangr You should know Robin. Really. She is the mama behind and I am happy to call her a friend, despite the fact tat I never met her in real life. But I will! I will! Robin was mentioned in my posts on this here website at least…

A letter from an Imperfect Momma (Hope in an Envelope 3)

Today we are fortunate to have Jessica ( on Twitter) visiting us with her response to this:  . I adore the spunk in her letter. And the wisdom. If you too are in recovery from PPD, next time you are feeling “totally yourself”, save some for a rainy day: put some of that hope in an envelope,…

A Song for Pam

This post is dedicated to the lovely and amazing Pamela Gold of    With all the love in the world.  My dear friend, I can’t get you out of my head. I worry for you. And for all who love you. And there are many, so many of us. Becuase you shine. Because you are unable…

This I Believe

Not exactly a manifesto, call this a mommy-festo if you will, here is what I believe with all of my heart and soul: About Motherhood Motherhood is the hardest job on the planet. Even if you climbed Mt. Everest, motherhood will challenge you more than the tallest peaks. Miraculously, unbelievably, (thankfully!) this is somehow all worth it. But why,…

Category Archives: Community

Nicole’s Rainy Day Letter (Hope in an Envelope 5)

Nicole is here! (on twitter she is   with her very own Rainy Day Letter. I love that she really goes into details about what she likes about herself. Good stuff to have in writing for when you are under (Are you new here? The original post that started the Hope in an Envelope collection is…

Asking for your help

Asking for help is hard. So hard. Because: Admitting that we need help = that we can’t handle something all by ourselves = we are not the uber-capable being that we wish ourselves to be, that we want others to think of us as. Well, it hurts. We want to be good enough to go at…

The Good Mom Anthem

Today I’m visiting Cristi at Motherhood Unadorned. I love the sound of that. The pain in my neck and shoulders requires me to express my ideas with a minimum amount of typing, so the post is short and sweet. It’s called Go sing it. Help us make music for it? Crisit is lovely and amazing,…

Susan’s Rainy Day Letter (Hope in an Envelope 4)

Yay! Susan is here! (I love her twitter name:  ) with her very own Rainy Day Letter. What a sweet, wise letter. I particularly care for the list of good moments which can act as evidence and proof that you are undeniably a good mother. Having such a list is really good for those times when the…

For the Love of Robin

Do you know Robin? She tweets as @FarewellStrangr You should know Robin. Really. She is the mama behind and I am happy to call her a friend, despite the fact tat I never met her in real life. But I will! I will! Robin was mentioned in my posts on this here website at least…

A letter from an Imperfect Momma (Hope in an Envelope 3)

Today we are fortunate to have Jessica ( on Twitter) visiting us with her response to this:  . I adore the spunk in her letter. And the wisdom. If you too are in recovery from PPD, next time you are feeling “totally yourself”, save some for a rainy day: put some of that hope in an envelope,…

A Song for Pam

This post is dedicated to the lovely and amazing Pamela Gold of    With all the love in the world.  My dear friend, I can’t get you out of my head. I worry for you. And for all who love you. And there are many, so many of us. Becuase you shine. Because you are unable…

This I Believe

Not exactly a manifesto, call this a mommy-festo if you will, here is what I believe with all of my heart and soul: About Motherhood Motherhood is the hardest job on the planet. Even if you climbed Mt. Everest, motherhood will challenge you more than the tallest peaks. Miraculously, unbelievably, (thankfully!) this is somehow all worth it. But why,…